King William Island


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King William Island

An island of central Nunavut, Canada, in the Arctic Archipelago between the Boothia Peninsula and Victoria Island.
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At King William Island, in the Admiralties, Kwaque had made, in the parlance of the South Pacific, a pier-head jump.
And since King William Island was cannibalistic, he could only conclude that the other islands were given to similar dietary practice.
As for King William Island, the Makambo, on the former run of the Cockspur, stopped there every ten weeks; but the direst threat Daughtry ever held over him was the putting ashore of him at the place where the two active young men still mourned their pig.
Suppose 'm you no fetch 'm close up, me make 'm you go ashore 'n' walk about along King William Island.
But the primary thrust of the book is to describe the searches in the vicinity of King William Island.
On September 18, 2016, Parks Canadas Underwater Archaeology Team confirmed the identity of the wreck of HMS Terror, discovered off the shores of King William Island in Nunavut.
The Arctic Research Foundation said the ship was located in 78ft of water in Terror Bay at King William Island and is a "perfect time capsule".
It was 11 meters (yards) below the surface, near King William Island, about 1,200 miles northwest of Toronto.
They stumbled across the remains on a small island in Wellington Strait, just to the east of King William Island, Canada.
Over the next 10 hours we landed in Gjoa Haven on King William Island, Pelly Bay, and finally Taloyoak on the Boothia Peninsula, where I talked with many locals about polar bears, Arctic char, and endless winters.